UC Davis Vascular Center news releases
February 21, 2020
A team from the UC Davis Division of Cardiovascular Medicine hoping to increase participation in cardiac rehabilitation has won a poster competition at a regional American College of Physicians scientific meeting. The team will next present their work at the upcoming national ACP meeting.
February 11, 2020
Heart disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined, yet most women think breast cancer is their biggest health threat.
February 6, 2020
By 2030, about 8 million adult patients will live with heart failure in the U.S. But many of those cases are highly preventable. Learn how to manage your risk factors at an interactive and educational resource fair on our Sacramento campus.
February 5, 2020
Amparo Villablanca, director of the UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program, and her colleagues in heart and vascular medicine invite you to join them in wearing red Feb. 7 and raising awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women.
UC Davis Health welcomes internationally renowned robotic heart surgeon as the new chief of cardiothoracic surgery
January 15, 2020
Internationally acclaimed heart surgeon Bob Kiaii has been selected as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UC Davis Health, ranked one of the best cardiology and heart surgery programs in the nation.
January 10, 2020
UC Davis Health was the first to offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in the Sacramento and today is a leading referral center for the procedure. On December 16, the TAVR team completed their 1,000th procedure.
December 6, 2019
Machine-learning approaches to detect abnormalities in blood vessels associated with dementia and liquid biopsy-guided strategies to define dementia across disease stages are two exciting areas funded prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
November 26, 2019
A UC Davis Health dietitian offers guidance for making it through the holidays without compromising healthy eating goals.
November 26, 2019
To promote cardiac safety, researchers at the GRANDi laboratory are using computer simulations to understand and predict the impact of new drugs on the cardiac cells.
November 8, 2019
A training partnership between UC Davis Medical Center and the U.S. Air Force, which began in 1995, has blossomed into a variety of integrated medical residency programs with the military that helps physicians stay prepared for deployment while they provide high-quality patient care here stateside in Sacramento.
October 30, 2019
Each year, UC Davis Health cardiologist Uma Srivatsa returns to her home country of India with a team of colleagues to provide arrhythmia assessments and interventions to at-risk populations.
October 24, 2019
Dean Brashear during the UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research Expo showcased some of the exciting research happening at the School of Medicine and called for more clinical trials to be open for patients.
September 30, 2019
A UC Davis Health study in the journal Stem Cells details the development of CRISPR-generated ArcLight hiPSCs for studying cardiomyocytes.
September 16, 2019
Heart specialist Uma Srivatsa answers questions about a common type of arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
July 30, 2019
Surviving with their legs intact is just as likely for patients having a less-invasive procedure to open clogged leg arteries as for patients having an invasive surgery.
July 30, 2019
In its annual Best Hospitals rankings, U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked UC Davis Medical Center #1 in Sacramento.
July 18, 2019
A team of UC Davis Health scientists and physicians has identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications — blood vessel narrowing that increases risks of health conditions such as heart disease and stroke.
June 17, 2019
EXPLORER, the world's first total-body PET scanner, has been installed at UC Davis Health and will be ready for patient use this summer. Area media outlets got a sneak peek of the new technology on Monday.
June 4, 2019
Find out how meditation can improve your abilities to cope with a busy world.
May 31, 2019
Frank Ing, chief of pediatric cardiology and co-director of the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center, received a Master Interventionalists of SCAI (MSCAI) designation by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) this month.
May 23, 2019
New and more effective tests are needed to help predict heart attacks and other major cardiac events in patients with chest pain, the second most common reason for emergency department visits in the U.S.
May 16, 2019
Meatless burgers are more popular than ever - but are they good for us? UC Davis Health senior dietitian Marie Barone shares her recommendations.
April 8, 2019
UC Davis study to assess sex-specific levels of heart muscle damage to guide emergency care for women nationwide
March 14, 2019
UC Davis Health cardiologists are the first in the state to use a minimally-invasive system called transcatheter mitral valve replacement, or TMVR, to replace the mitral valve without the need for conventional open-heart surgery. The new technology is being tested as part of the SUMMIT study.
March 12, 2019
A major new study from the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Center has uncovered dramatic differences in the brains of Hispanics with a dementia diagnosis compared with those of non-Hispanic whites and of African Americans.
March 6, 2019
The death of actor Luke Perry this week is a tragic reminder that stroke can affect anyone, anytime. While the risk of stroke increases with age, it can occur at any age. Vascular neurologist Kwan Ng provides tips for recognizing the signs of stroke, together with guidance for stroke prevention.